Quickies: Science jokes, NY Comic Con, and anti-psychic fliers

  • The true story of Stronzo Bestiale (and other scientific jokes) – The string of updates make it even better. From Daniela.
  • Comic book world is becoming friendlier to women. Video game world, take note. – “This past weekend’s New York Comic Con demonstrated this real shift, with major panels exploring “an explosion of enthusiasm and visibility for women in comics,” as the description for Vulture’s panel on female fandom reads.”
  • Psychic threatens to sue skeptic over fliers – I like that the flier starts with “Look after yourself” as advice for those who have lost loved ones and turn to psychics.
  • 12-year-old girl points out lack of girls in Dick’s Sporting Goods catalog – From nowoo.


Amanda works in healthcare, is a loudmouthed feminist, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

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  1. Don’t make a Dick’s joke, don’t make a Dick’s joke, don’t make a Dick’s joke…


    Anyway, nice to see the straightforward mea culpa from the CEO. Other CEO’s should be watching, this is how you address a mistake, take responsibility then fix it, period.

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